Critical self-reflections contribute to your final grades. For this course, students are to write critical reflections of 200 words in length for each assigned reflection topic.

Online Critical Reflection(1)- iPod: Due date 24/01/2011
How much does a consumer in Singapore pay for a 30GB iPod? What is the difference between the production cost of the iPod and it’s retail cost? Why is there a difference and where does the difference go to? Should the surplus value be returned to the
workers? How exactly does owning an iPod improve your quality? Submit your reflections on these questions via the discussion page

Online Self-Reflection (2)-Intellectual property rights:Due date 7/02/2011
What is plagiarism and why is it considered theft? Submit your reflections on these questions via the discussion page
Online Self-Reflection (3)-FOXCONN ControversyWho is responsible for the deaths at FOXCONN? We had a classroom discussion that provided a plethora of perspectives. Now, there is a necessity to think through a those arguments and viewpoints. As you do this, I need you to reason, who is responsible for the loss of lives at FOXCONN. The findings of the panelist and the jury report is attached for your reference:
Online Self-Reflection (4)- Comparative Advantage:Due date T.B.AWhat was Singapore’s comparative advantage in 1965? What is her Comparative advantage today? Submit your reflections on these questions via the discussion page

Online Self-Reflection (5)- North East Asian Security: Due date T.B.AWhat happens if a war breaks out between PRC and ROC (Taiwan)? What are the implications for Singapore? Submit your reflections on these questions via the discussion page
Online Self-Reflection (6): Realism What percentage of the GDP is spent on defence expenditure iin Singapore? Is this necessary? Explain your position. Submit your reflections on these questions via the discussion page
Online Self-Reflection Topic (7): China’s claims in the South China SeaWhy is it a concern for Singapore? Submit your reflections on these questions via the discussion page